Women's Wrestling Competes at Blue Chip Oklahoma City Open

Women's Wrestling Competes at Blue Chip Oklahoma City Open

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. - The Emmanuel College Women's Wrestling Team took 19 wrestlers to the Blue Chip Oklahoma City Open this weekend and came back with 11 placers.  This was another good tournament for the team to see some wrestlers that are ranked, an early test for the ladies to see where they rank and what they need to improve on.

Coach Link Davis says, "We had 4 in the finals and only came away with one champion. We need to improve on some of the things that we did in our finals matches against tough wrestlers so that we can come out on top next time we wrestle them."

The lions had four finalists in the tournament this weekend: 109 Cody Pfau, 116 Victoria Gutierrez, 130 Abigail Nette, and 143 Kayla Marano and came away with one champion.  

Pfau cruised to the finals with 5 falls in the tournament and a 12-0 tech fall in the finals to improving her record to 10-0 with 9 falls on the season.

Gutierrez coming off her 4th place finish last weekend roared to the finals with 7 straight wins before falling in the finals to G. Ramos-Diaz (Wayland Baptist). She improves her record to 11-3 on the season.

Nette coming off her tournament championship the week before had 5 Tech Falls on her way to the finals and faced Alexia Ward (McKendree University) in the finals. In a battle of takedowns, Ward was able to tie the score 4-4 and hold off a strong attack in the final seconds from Nette to hold on to the match and win on criteria of last point scores. This takes Nette's season record to  14-1.

Marano, back in the finals again for the second week in a row had Cassandra Herkelman (McKendree University) on the ropes but could not come away with the victory and Herkelman was able to hold on for a 8-5 win. Marano's record is 13-1 this season.

Blue Chip/OCU Open Results

109 - Cody Pfau-1st

116 - Victoria Gutierrez-2nd

130 - Abigail Nette-2nd

143 - Kayla Marano-2nd

101 - Charliette Hamer-4th

116 - Alexis Encinas-3rd

109 - Iesha Washington-6th

130 - Alexandra Herle-6th

143 - Astrid Silva-7th

136 - Talitha Allen-8th

155 - Felicity Bryant-8th


Other wrestlers that competed this weekend but didn't make the top 8 placers.

123 - Trinity Duarte

130 - Sarah Zaragoza

136 - Jazlyn Jackson

136 - Sadie Tackett

155 - Krista Martin

155 - Ophelia Lara

155-Passion Hollins

191 - Briana Jordan


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